Colfax, Louisiana Population 2021

1,438
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Colfax is a city located in Grant Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 1,438, it is the 141st largest city in Louisiana and the 8881st largest city in the United States . Colfax is currently declining at a rate of -0.90% annually and its population has decreased by -7.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,558 in 2010. Colfax reached it's highest population of 1,551 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Colfax has a population density of 964 people per square mile.

The average household income in Colfax is $33,213 with a poverty rate of 47.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $622 per month, and the median house value is $72,300. The median age in Colfax is 29.7 years, 25.8 years for males, and 31.9 years for females.

Colfax Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Colfax was:

  • Black or African American: 58.19%
  • White: 36.48%
  • Two or more races: 3.09%
  • Other race: 2.25%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Colfax, Louisiana is 1,438 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,477.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,558.

Colfax, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,45058.19%
White90936.48%
Two or More Races773.09%
Some Other Race562.25%
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Colfax Population by Race

Colfax Population Pyramid $2021

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Colfax Median Age

29.7


Total

25.8


Male

31.9


Female

Colfax Adults

There are 1,724 adults, (363 of whom are seniors) in Colfax.

Colfax Age Dependency

83.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Colfax Sex Ratio

Female

1,248

50.08%

Male

1,244

49.92%

Colfax Population by Age

Colfax Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Colfax Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male75.6%24.4%
Married52.5%47.5%
All43.7%56.3%
Female38.3%61.7%
Non Family38%62%

43.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Colfax Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6863.2843.7
Female2694.5738.3
Non Family2161.0638
Married1603.6452.5
Male415.175.6

4.17

Average Family Size

3.28

Average Household Size

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Colfax Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade513.40%
9th to 12th Grade1499.95%
High School Graduate64643.12%
Some College37525.03%
Associates Degree1097.28%
Bachelors Degree1499.95%
Graduate Degree191.27%
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Colfax Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Colfax Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black77869165
White647558103
Hispanic53292
2+ Races3125
Other Race2917

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 88.82%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.92%.

Colfax Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,448$21,098$19,176
Less Than 9th Grade$23,750$28,194$19,375
High School Graduate$18,274$20,687$14,091
Some College$18,333$$18,846
Bachelors Degree$35,568$57,188$33,839
Graduate Degree$$$

$20,448

Average Earnings

$21,098

Average Male

$19,176

Average Female

Colfax Earnings by Educational Attainment

Colfax Language by Age

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Colfax Language

95.92% of Colfax residents speak only English, while 4.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.39% of the population.

Colfax Language

Colfax Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,40273352.28%
White74528337.99%
Multiple715070.42%
Hispanic2214.55%

47.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

43.53%

Male Poverty Rate

51.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colfax

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colfax is Multiple, with 70.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colfax is Hispanic, with 4.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 17.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 51.82%.

Colfax Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School49.63%
Less Than 9th Grade37.80%
Some College29.95%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Colfax Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed89.47%
Female Unemployed40.82%
Female Employed24.11%
Male Employed8.72%

Colfax Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Colfax Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$22,051$33,213
Families$28,289$39,838
Married Families$53,182-
Non Families$16,833$17,032
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Income by Household Type

Colfax Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

23.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

22.1%

Male Marriage Rate

23.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Colfax Married by Age and Sex

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Colfax Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Colfax Marital Status by Race

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Colfax Marital Status

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116

Number of Veterans

103

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam58
World War II19
Korea5
First Gulf War5
Second Gulf War

Colfax Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+61
65 to 7421
55 to 6421
35 to 5413
18 to 34

Colfax Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White669.66%
Black505.24%

Colfax Veterans by Race

Colfax Veterans by Education

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53.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

64.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colfax Veterans by Education

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44.6%

Labor Force Participation

40.7%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Colfax Employment by Age

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Colfax Employment by Race

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Colfax Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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87.92%

Born in Colfax

98.11%

Native Born

1.89%

Foreign Born

1.20%

Non Citizen

0.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.11% of Colfax residents were born in the United States, with 87.92% having been born in Louisiana. 1.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Colfax Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,438-13-0.90%
20201,451-13-0.89%
20191,464-13-0.88%
20181,477-2-0.14%
20171,479-13-0.87%
20161,492-11-0.73%
20151,503-14-0.92%
20141,517-4-0.26%
20131,521-16-1.04%
20121,537-7-0.45%
20111,544-7-0.45%
20101,5510.00%

Colfax Population by Year